Transitioning to Digital Supply Networks

| August 9, 2018

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With the advent of the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, supply chain professionals are expected to embrace many new technologies – from artificial intelligence and robotics to predictive analytics and cloud computing. To best integrate these technologies and share information among buyers, suppliers and partners, supply chain professionals also need to reshape their supply chains into digital supply networks (DSNs). New insights from Deloitte reveal that, although companies are aware of this necessary shift, not all of them are ready for it.

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MD Logistics is a third party logistics company specializing in customized supply chain solutions. Our vertical markets include Life Sciences and Pharmaceuticals, Retail and Consumer Goods, as well as Transportation Services. In addition to cold chain and foreign trade zone warehousing, our services range from packaging, fulfillment and distribution to global freight forwarding and freight management. Located in Plainfield, Indiana, nine miles west of the Indianapolis International Airport, and also Reno, Nevada, our combined facilities include over 655,000 square feet of state of the art Pharmaceutical and Retail distribution space.

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